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  • How do you like those ballot restrictions now? [TEA Partyers unite against this RINO fascism!!]

    12/24/2011 10:37:52 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 420 replies · 38+ views
    Politico ^ | Dec 23, 2011
    ~~snip~~ "A Gingrich campaign official prior to the move by the Republican Party of Virginia said the problem is how the rules are set up, arguing that the party is, for apparently the first time, cross-checking the addresses that signature-givers gave against the electronic voter database file for accuracies. A name without a proper address match was tossed, the official said."
  • Yes, Virginia, There Really Is Voter Fraud

    12/23/2011 12:08:01 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 23 replies · 1+ views
    Nationa Review The Corner ^ | 12-22-11 | Hans A. von Spakovsky
    The latest voter-fraud convictions in Troy, N.Y., must be very inconvenient to the public-affairs propagandists over at the DNC and the NAACP, as well as liberal media outlets like the New York Times. It just ruins their constant refrain that there is no voter fraud in the United States. Eric Shawn at FOX News reports that two Troy city officials, the city clerk and a councilman, along with two Democratic political operatives, have pled guilty to forging absentee-ballot signatures and casting fraudulent ballots in the 2009 Working Families Party primary. The WFP is the political party associated with ACORN. One...
  • FReepers, Need your Help, I smell Voter Fraud (Vanity)

    12/20/2011 3:26:04 PM PST · by parksstp · 13 replies
    Various ^ | 12-20-2011 | parksstp
    FReepers, Need your Help: Very shortly I'm going to be releasing my county by county analysis of the Iowa Caucus, projecting based on polling data and previous history the most likely outcome, along with an analysis of what % of each county vote the eventual GOP nominee will need to capture to have a shot at winning Iowa. I don't know a whole lot of IA history, so I've been surprised to see so many voter totals going down in response to people leaving. Most of the counties I've analyzed so far have had a 1-8% decrease in voter turnout...
  • Holder Plays the Race Card Even Before Election Day (Without it the Left cannot win)

    12/20/2011 7:42:24 AM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies ^ | December 20, 2011 | Robert Knight
    Is it racist to require people to show a photo ID when they vote? You need a photo ID for nearly any meaningful transaction, such as cashing checks, including government checks. If this simple requirement “suppresses” the vote, maybe we need to ask why it’s such a great idea to push for universal suffrage for every adult who is merely breathing. Of course, even this latter requirement would suppress the vote in Chicago and New Orleans, where dead people get to vote all the time – and do so cheerfully! In a speech Tuesday at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library...
  • Obama asks Democrat supporters to provide email addresses of Republican friends

    12/18/2011 10:31:51 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 35 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/18/2011 | James Lewis
    Barack Obamas re-election forces have just made a request of their lunatic fan base, asking members to pass on the email addresses of Republican friends, family and acquaintances to the campaign. According to Obama for America Deputy Campaign Manager Julianna Smoot, the purpose of this reputedly innocent adventure is to have a little fun at the expense of a Republican in your life by letting them know they inspired you to make a campaign donation to the Obama campaign. (1) Of course, suspicious and mistrusting conservatives neednt worry, for after being emailed with the campaigns thanks for having inspired the...
  • Editorial: Eric Holder and defending the vote (Barf Alert!)

    12/18/2011 9:48:55 AM PST · by texas booster · 6 replies
    The ballot box is the one place where people pass judgment, in a meaningful way, on those who govern and those who aspire to govern. Pull the lever and citizenship and all that the word implies is reduced to an elemental exercise in accountability. The power of the vote is in the aggregate numbers, and in that sense each one matters greatly... States have cut back on early voting and restricted voter registration drives. In Florida, the League of Women Voters was forced to suspend its voter registration efforts after 72 years because a new law greatly impedes...
  • Plain and Simple: DNC Wants Voter Fraud

    12/17/2011 8:39:28 AM PST · by radioone · 11 replies
    PJ Media ^ | December 14, 2011 | Ray Hartwell
    Like most people, recently Ive been asked to present photo identification on a number of occasions without regard to my race, religion, or national origin. The majority of the requests Ive received have come in circumstances many would consider more or less routine: checking in for a flight and passing through airport security; registering as a guest at a hotel; using a credit card when purchasing something more expensive than a meal or tank of gas; and buying over-the-counter medications. In addition, I was required to show photo identification while visiting the Department of Justice here in Washington. In the...
  • Dems Still On the Losing End (photo ID, amnesty, class warfare)

    12/16/2011 11:05:28 AM PST · by heiss · 3 replies
    Powerline ^ | Dec 16, 2011 | John Hinderaker
    Scott Rasmussen finds that an overwhelming 75% support photo ID requirements. The Democrats also hope to stir up their base by attacking state efforts to curb illegal immigration. Here, too, they are paddling the canoe uphill, as likely voters say, by a 52%/34% margin that they would like their state to enact an immigration law like Arizonas. Gallup finds that growing and expanding the economy is given high priority by 82% of Americans and increasing equality of opportunity for people to get ahead if they want to is considered very important by 70%, while only 46% attribute high priority to...
  • Phones for votes

    12/16/2011 9:34:42 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/16/2011 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Illegal aliens now quite possibly can call a toll free government number, 1-800-259-0957, to get a free Obama Phone, called Safe Link Wireless, if they are on food stamps or Medicaid. By applying for work permits that give them drivers licenses, that now provides proof of identity, they enter Americas Entitlement class and even become entitled to vote in our elections, for Democrats, of course. What, you say? (1) The Obama administration has set up a cascading series events, beginning back in August when deportation of tens of thousands of illegal immigrants was suspended, pending reviews. A review of about...
  • Re: If a Fraudulent Vote

    12/14/2011 4:23:03 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 2 replies
    The Corner --National Review ^ | 12-14-11 | Michael Walsh
    Christian: I love when the Left tries to claim that voter fraud (which the hacks and non-entities over at Media Mutters conveniently narrowly define) is nearly non-existent. Ill have more to say on the subject tomorrow in my New York Post column about Eric Holders speech last night in Austin, but just for laughs lets flash back to Big Tim Sullivan (the author, by the way, of New Yorks infamous Sullivan Act) as he recounts one of glories of Tammany Hall: election stealing: When youve voted em with their whiskers on, you take em to a barber and scrape off...
  • AG Holder: Government Has Responsibility to Automatically Register Citizens to Vote

    12/14/2011 11:46:24 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 57 replies
    CNSNEWS ^ | 12/14/11 | swampsniper
    "All eligible citizens can and should be automatically registered to vote," and it's the government's "responsibility" to see that it happens, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Tuesday. In a call to modernize voter registration, Holder noted that many elections officials still are manually processing new applications, many of them handwritten -- a situation that produces errors and confusion at the polls, he said.
  • Signatures of Hitler, Mickey Mouse acceptable on Scott Walker recall petitions

    12/14/2011 11:57:06 AM PST · by Nachum · 29 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/14/11 | Caroline May
    CBR - World's LargestSee Why 46,811 Parents in Your Area Banked Newborn Stem Cells with CBR. Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker The signatures of Adolf Hitler and Mickey Mouse will be counted in the effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, so long as they are properly dated and bear a Wisconsin address. The Government Accountability Board reviewing the petitions unanimously approved a plan that would allow questionable names to be counted if they are signed within the circulation dates and have a proper address, WISN Milwaukees Channel 12 is reporting. According to the ABC affiliate, the suspicious names...
  • Obama's (Very Difficult) Five Paths to Re-Election

    12/14/2011 12:19:04 PM PST · by neverdem · 38 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | December 14, 2011 | Sean Trende
    Obama's re-election team on Tuesday unveiled five potential paths for the president to win in 2012. They can be summarized as follows: (1) West Path: The Kerry states, plus Colorado, New Mexico, and Nevada (272 electoral votes).(2) Florida Path: The Kerry states, plus Florida (275 EVs).(3) South Path: The Kerry states, plus North Carolina and Virginia (274 EVs).(4) Midwest Path: The Kerry states, plus Ohio and Iowa (270 EVs).(5) "Expansion Path": The Kerry states, minus Pennsylvania and New Hampshire, plus Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Arizona (272 EVs).While it may sound re-assuring to the president’s supporters to hear that he...
  • Eric Holder Targets Voter ID Laws Just in Time for 2012 Election

    12/14/2011 11:34:04 AM PST · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    News Max ^ | December 14, 2011 | Martin Gould
    Gaffe-prone attorney general Eric Holder came under new Republican fire on Wednesday after calling for an end to state laws requiring voters to show identification at polling stations. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas immediately slammed Holder. "Voter identification laws are constitutional and necessary to prevent fraud at the ballot box," Cornyn said. "Facing an election challenge next year, this administration has chosen to target efforts by the states to protect the democratic process." The increased pressure on Holder came on the same day that 22 House Republicans proposed a vote of no confidence in him for his handling of the...
  • ACLU sues Wisconsin over photo ID law

    12/14/2011 1:27:50 AM PST · by bjorn14 · 70 replies · 1+ views
    Milwaukke Journal Sentinel ^ | 14 November 2011 | Jason Stein
    The American Civil Liberties Union sued the State of Wisconsin on Tuesday over a new law requiring voters to show government-issued photo identification, charging that the measure violates the U.S. Constitution. The lawsuit says that the state is infringing on some citizens' right to vote and to be treated equally under the law and amounts to a kind of poll tax on voters who lack the documents needed to get an approved ID. Republican lawmakers and Gov. Scott Walker, who is named in the lawsuit along with a long list of other state officials, have said they believe the measure...
  • Plain and Simple: DNC Wants Voter Fraud (They cannot with without it)

    12/14/2011 4:27:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | December 14, 2011 | Ray Hartwell
    Like most people, recently Ive been asked to present photo identification on a number of occasions without regard to my race, religion, or national origin. The majority of the requests Ive received have come in circumstances many would consider more or less routine: checking in for a flight and passing through airport security; registering as a guest at a hotel; using a credit card when purchasing something more expensive than a meal or tank of gas; and buying over-the-counter medications. In addition, I was required to show photo identification while visiting the Department of Justice here in Washington. In the...
  • Holder to push against voter-ID laws

    12/13/2011 8:34:28 AM PST · by Justaham · 64 replies · 1+ views ^ | 12-13-11 | Ed Morrissey
    The Obama administration on Tuesday will wade into the increasingly divisive national debate over new voting laws in several states that could depress turnout among minorities and others who helped elect the president in 2008. … With the presidential campaign heating up,Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. will deliver a speech Tuesday expressing concerns about the voter-identification laws, along with a Texas redistricting plan before the Supreme Court that fails to take into account the state’s burgeoning Hispanic population, he said in an interview Monday. Holder will speak at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Libary and Museum in Austin, Tex.,...
  • Democrats Charged In Massive Vote Fraud Scam In Jennings County (Indiana)

    12/08/2011 1:03:26 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 15 replies
    A former state representative and prominent Democratic leader and political consultant from Jennings County, Mike Marshall, has been indicted on multiples counts of vote fraud, forgery and perjury, along with Marshall's son, Chris, and another local Democrat, John Cook. The Columbus Republic has the story on the grand jury indictments just returned against the men: Three Jennings County residents face a combined 65 felony counts after being indicted by a grand jury on charges of vote fraud, forgery and perjury. Mike Marshall, a Democrat and president of North Vernon's Utilities Service Board, faces 12 Class D felony counts of forgery,...
  • Democrat says GOP trying to deny blacks the right to vote

    12/07/2011 10:32:01 AM PST · by jazusamo · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 7, 2011 | Pete Kasperowicz
    A Democratic lawmaker said Wednesday on the House floor that Republican legislators around the country are purposefully trying to deny blacks the right to vote by pushing for voter identification laws. Its no coincidence that a disproportionate number of these affected voters come from communities of color as well as the poor, the elderly and students, said Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), a former chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus. Having been born and raised in Texas, this certainly looks like a poll tax to me, which those of us remember as a way to prevent African Americans from voting. These...
  • NAACP Taking Complaints About U.S. Voter Laws to United Nations

    12/06/2011 4:15:38 PM PST · by jazusamo · 47 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 6, 2011 | Judson Berger
    The NAACP is calling on the United Nations to intervene as it claims state governments are colluding to "block the vote" for minority communities ahead of the 2012 election -- a charge those governments vehemently deny. The nation's biggest civil rights organization this week released a report that claimed a raft of new voting laws at the state level would disenfranchise minority voters. The report said 14 states passed 25 measures "designed to restrict or limit the ballot access of voters of color." The report catalogued several categories of laws that have been passed largely by Republican-dominated legislatures and which...
  • NAACP to petition UN to stop voter-ID legislation in states

    12/06/2011 9:09:22 AM PST · by IbJensen · 54 replies · 2+ views
    I understand that the NAACP opposes voter-ID laws. Given the long history of fighting against uses of state law to deny blacks and other minorities the franchise until the Civil Rights Movement prevailed, their deep skepticism over proposed stricter enforcement of eligibility laws cant help but recall echoes of voter suppression in their communities, even if the new laws are innocent of any racial animus. We still have plenty of mistrust that will take generations to undo, especially given that we still have those with living memories of having been denied the right to vote. Still, if the NAACP wants...
  • Georgia Democrat voter fraudsters-in-training fail their first big test

    12/01/2011 9:09:23 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 6 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/1/2011 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    District Attorney indicts 12 minor league Democrat voter fraudsters. Of course this was NOT the headline over a story about the latest Democrat voter fraud to come to light but with an honest media it might have been. The inordinately high number of returned absentee ballots in last years Brooks County Georgia School Board Election created eye popping results and raised red flags for the local District Attorney, Joe Mulholland. During a recent announcement about the progress of his investigation, Mr. Mulholland said, As a result of their grand jury findings, 12 individuals were indicted in that particular matter and...
  • 12 former officials indicted for voter fraud

    11/23/2011 8:47:29 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 44 replies ^ | Nov 22, 2011 4:51 PM EST | Stephen Abel
    QUITMAN, GA (WALB) - 12 former Brooks County officials were indicted for voter fraud. The suspects are accused of illegally helping people vote by absentee ballot. State officials launched an investigation after an unusually high number of absentee ballots were cast in the July 2010 primary election. "As a result of their grand jury findings 12 individuals were indicted in that particular matter and we will be trying that case in a court of judicial law instead of a court of public opinion so that will be pending this next year," said District Attorney Joe Mulholland
  • Second county Democratic leader pleads to charges related to voter fraud

    11/21/2011 3:16:52 PM PST · by Darren McCarty · 12 replies
    Oakland Press ^ | 11-21-2011 | ANN ZANIEWSKI
    The former political director of Oakland Countys Democratic Party pleaded no contest Monday to charges related to voter fraud. Jason Bauer, 27, is scheduled to return to court in January for sentencing. Bauer and co-defendant Michael McGuinness, the former chairman of the Oakland County Democratic Party, were charged earlier this year with three counts of uttering and publishing and three counts of perjury. Both have now pleaded no contest, which not an admission of guilt but is treated as one by the court. Bauer was also charged with three misdemeanor counts of violating the Michigan Notary Act. Authorities accused the...
  • DHS Launches Obamas Amnesty Plan

    11/17/2011 4:30:32 PM PST · by opentalk · 20 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | November 17, 2011 | Judicial Watch
    The Obama amnesty plan officially begins this week, according to a mainstream newspaper that obtained internal Homeland Security documents outlining sweeping changes in immigration enforcement that will halt the deportation of illegal aliens with no criminal records. Much has been reported about the administrations intention to implement a stealth amnesty plan if congress doesnt act to spare the nations estimated 12 million illegal aliens, but this is the first confirmation that its come to fruition. Beginning this week the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will review all deportation cases and start a nationwide training program to assure that enforcement agents...
  • How the GOP Will Again Try to Hijack the White House [Hurl you will]

    11/17/2011 2:08:11 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    EUR Web ^ | November 6, 2011 | Earl Ofari Hutchinson
    *President Obama and national and GOP officials agree on one thing. The battle for the White House in 2012 will likely again come down to who wins the handful of election deciding battleground states. At the top of that list are Ohio, Florida, Wisconsin, North Carolina and Virginia. These are the states that have swung back and forth between the GOP and the Democrats for the past quarter century. Florida arguably and very dubiously put George W. Bush in the White House in 2000. Ohio did much to put Bush back in the White House in 2004. In 2008, both...
  • Rep. Ellison introduces voting bills in Congress

    11/05/2011 1:37:42 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 29 replies
    Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., introduced a bill in Congress Wednesday that would prohibit all states from requiring photo identification at the polls. The Voter Access Protection Act comes at a time when states across the nation, including Minnesota, have moved to establish photo ID laws as a protection against voter fraud. Legislatures in 20 states introduced such a bill in 2011, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. This legislation would prohibit one of the most pernicious forms of voter suppression, requiring a strict photo identification card at the polls, said the bills co-author, Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., in...
  • FBI arrests 8 in Florida for absentee ballot fraud

    11/02/2011 8:57:43 AM PDT · by bkopto · 36 replies
    Red State ^ | Nov 1, 2011 | Soren Dayton
    Today, the FBI arrested eight people in Florida who appear to have committed some pretty severe fraud in a 2010 School Board election in Madison,. The violations are pretty straight-forward, but also pretty brazen. SNIP ( - THE PERP LIST FOLLOWS): Abra Tina Hill Johnson, 43, was charged with 10 counts of fraud in connection with casting a vote, and two counts of absentee ballots and voting violations. Her husband Ernest Sinclair Johnson, Jr., 45, was charged with 11 counts of fraud in connection with casting votes, one count of corruptly influencing voting, and one count of perjury by false...
  • Obama Aims at Election Laws

    11/02/2011 2:08:00 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 32 replies
    CHICAGOThe Obama re-election campaign has quietly opened a counteroffensive against Republican-backed changes to election laws that Democrats say will suppress votes for their candidates and limit their get-out-the-vote drives. The effort, led by former White House counsel Robert Bauer, prompted the suspension of an Ohio law limiting early voting. Campaign officials produced educational materials to counter a Wisconsin law that requires voters to produce photo I.D.sbut disallows those used by Wisconsin colleges. By this spring, the Obama re-election campaign will mount what Mr. Bauer called an unprecedented "voter protection" effort, fielding thousands of volunteers in battleground states to help navigate...
  • Former member of Congressional Black Caucus finally understands why we need voter ID laws

    10/24/2011 8:28:36 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 20 replies ^ | October 24, 2011 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    In 2010 Alabama Democrat Artur Davis left Congress taking his 7% American Conservative Union voting record with him. As a member of the Congressional Black Caucus he was a reliable knee jerk liberal who voted for and against Bills that would either help Americas enemies or hurt Americas people. While in a state of total delusion Davis believed his lifetime 22% ACU rating could get him elected governor of Alabama. When reality tapped him on the shoulder, Davis left elective politics and went to be a Washington D.C, lawyer. Given his record, it is a refreshing surprise to note his...
  • Is Obama using DHS to help illegal Hispanic aliens commit voter fraud?

    10/22/2011 11:55:49 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 6 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/22/2011 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    As all of Obamas major voting blocks, Hispanics have begun to drift away from THE ONE. They have come to recognize that they were mistaken to think Obamas Marxist economics would help them prosper and reach equality in our society. Nevertheless, as a good little socialist nothing stops Barack Obama from lying to anyone, so Hispanics have achieved at least this much: they are being lied to just as everyone else is being lied to by Obama. Lies in the ICE report When fiscal year 2011 ended last month Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton told the world...
  • Occupy Astroturf

    10/17/2011 8:10:59 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    Rolling It Up the Hill ^ | October 17, 2011 | Sisyphus
    It is ironic that, as the President predictably endorses the violent, odiferous Occupy Astroturf movement, the demand was emitted for a trillion dollars to be spent repairing the environment. I knew they were disgusting, but in such few numbers their impact can’t be that bad.Some commentators have noted the irony of these dedicated and sincere foot soldiers of the Left decrying Wall Street while lauding Wall Street’s most notorious hired gun (which they, again ironically, share with Big Labor), Barack Hussein Obama.The real irony, of course, is in the pundits’ own failure to recognize the classic third year of a...
  • Thousands of fraud cases just 'tip of iceberg' New warning of 'total breakdown in cohesion

    10/16/2011 10:37:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    wnd ^ | 10/16/11 | Bob Unruh
    Barack Obama A group that monitors elections in Minnesota and roots out fraudulent votes is warning ballot fraud is on the rise across the nation, and if unchecked, the ultimate consequences would be an electorate that simply doesn't believe the system works and refuses to participate "a total breakdown in the cohesion of American society." That's from spokesman Dan McGrath of the Minnesota Majority, which advocates for traditional values in state and federal public policy through grassroots activism. The group also contributes to the work of to focus specifically on elections and voter fraud. Minnesota Majority reported that...
  • GOP, protect Dorothy Cooper's right to vote

    10/16/2011 1:21:51 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 17 replies
    CNN ^ | 10-16-11 | Donna Brazile
    Editor's note: Donna Brazile, a CNN contributor and a Democratic strategist, is vice chairwoman for voter registration and participation at the Democratic National Committee, a nationally syndicated columnist and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. She was manager for the Gore-Lieberman presidential campaign in 2000 and wrote "Cooking with Grease." (CNN) -- Dorothy Cooper is a 96-year-old African-American resident of Chattanooga, Tennessee. She was born in a small town in northern Georgia before women could vote and when Jim Crow laws mandated racial segregation. Her life has spanned nearly a century of progress: The 19th Amendment extended suffrage to women,...
  • Fake petitions undercut state's voting process, 2008 primary ballot

    10/15/2011 10:18:39 AM PDT · by opentalk · 14 replies
    South Bend Tribrune ^ | October 15, 2011 | South Bend Tribrune
    The investigation into suspected fake petition pages used to place Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton on the 2008 primary ballot looks worse for Democrats the further it goes. Among the latest revelations: that the fake pages passed through the St. Joseph County voter registration office on days when the Republican head of the office was absent. And that without the falsified names, Obama and possibly Clinton might not have qualified for the ballot. Voters increasingly skeptical of the political process are not likely to view what happened -- even three years later -- as water under the bridge. Nor should...
  • Minnesota Leads the Nation in Voter Fraud Convictions

    10/14/2011 10:31:55 AM PDT · by rhema · 11 replies
    Minnesota Majority ^ | 10/13/11 | Jeff Davis
    Minnesota Majority today released a report on voter fraud convictions stemming from Minnesotas 2008 general election. The report finds that 113 individuals who voted illegally in the 2008 election have been convicted of the crime, ineligible voter knowingly votes under Minnesota Statute 201.014. As far as we can tell, this is the largest number of voter fraud convictions arising from a single election in the past 75 years, said Minnesota Majority president Jeff Davis, Prosecutions are still underway and so there will likely be even more convictions. The highest number of convictions ever recorded in the United States came from...
  • 113 Voter Fraud Convictions. . . in Minnesota

    10/13/2011 11:51:37 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    Election Law Center ^ | October 13, 2011 | Christian Adams
    A presser from the Minnesota Majority: 113 convictions represent small fraction of total unlawful votes St. Paul Minnesota Majority today released a report on voter fraud convictions (pdf) to date stemming from Minnesotas 2008 general election. The report finds that 113 individuals who voted illegally in the 2008 election have been convicted of the crime, ineligible voter knowingly votes under Minnesota Statute 201.014. As far as we can tell, this is the largest number of voter fraud convictions arising from a single election in the past 75 years, said Minnesota Majority president Jeff Davis, Prosecutions are still underway...
  • The Myth of Voter Fraud [BARF Alert]

    10/10/2011 11:48:03 AM PDT · by feralcat · 47 replies
    The New York Times ^ | October 9, 2011 | The New York Times
    It has been a record year for new legislation designed to make it harder for Democrats to vote 19 laws and two executive actions in 14 states dominated by Republicans, according to a new study by the Brennan Center for Justice. As a result, more than five million eligible voters will have a harder time participating in the 2012 election. Of course the Republicans passing these laws never acknowledge their real purpose, which is to turn away from the polls people who are more likely to vote Democratic, particularly the young, the poor, the elderly and minorities. They insist...
  • Obama Denounces New GOP Voting Laws, Says Justice Department Is Investigating

    10/04/2011 1:07:15 PM PDT · by pabianice · 23 replies
    The Nation ^ | 10/4/11 | Berman
    In an interview with Philadelphia radio host Michael Smerconish last week, President Obama for the first time denounced the wave of new laws passed by Republicans designed to restrict the right to vote for millions of Americans. Said the president: I will say that my big priority is making sure that as many people are participating in our democracy as possible. Some of these moves in some of the other states that weve seen try to make it tougher to vote, restricting ballot access, making it hard on seniors, making it hard on young people. I think thats a big...
  • Researchers Hack Voting Machine for $26

    09/30/2011 11:46:31 AM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/30/11 | Matt Liebowitz
    Researchers from the Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois have developed a hack that, for about $26 and an 8th-grade science education, can remotely manipulate the electronic voting machines used by millions of voters all across the U.S.
  • Judicial Watch Releases Special Report "The Rebranding of ACORN"

    09/28/2011 11:57:15 AM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Judicial Watch/facebook ^ | 9/28/11 | Judicial Watch
    Scandal-Ridden Activist Group Lives on in the Form of Bullet Proof Community-Organizing Frankensteins Created Across the Country Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC -- September 28, 2011 Judicial Watch, the public interest organization that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released The Rebranding of ACORN, a special report on the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) network, following an extensive investigation of the organizations transformation into various spinoffs and affiliated organizations. The ACORN-affiliated groups existing today are ACORN in all but name. These groups tend to occupy ACORNs former offices, are staffed in many cases...
  • Diebold voting machines can be hacked by remote control

    09/27/2011 9:11:14 AM PDT · by Clairity · 61 replies
    Salon ^ | Sept. 27, 2011 | Brad Friedman
    Exclusive: A laboratory shows how an e-voting machine used by a third of all voters can be easily manipulated It could be one of the most disturbing e-voting machine hacks to date. Voting machines used by as many as a quarter of American voters heading to the polls in 2012 can be hacked with just $10.50 in parts and an 8th grade science education, according to computer science and security experts at the Vulnerability Assessment Team at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois. The experts say the newly developed hack could change voting results while leaving absolutely no trace of the...
  • Operation Voter Fraud 2012: Dept. of Justice Delays Approval of TX Voter ID Law

    09/25/2011 6:26:16 PM PDT · by montag813 · 16 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 09-25-2011 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With ArizonaSneaking it in late on a Friday afternoon on a very busy news day, the U.S. Department of Justice quietly told the Texas Secretary of State that the state's Voter ID law - passed this past Spring - "lacked enough information for the government to render a decision." More specifically, the DoJ wants more information about the "group of , 605,576 registered voters who do not possess a valid ID". What kind of information? Why ethnic information, of course. But they only seem interested in Hispanic would-be voters, not Black ones... The department specifically asks the...
  • Norman Goldman ask listeners to rig election (vanity)

    09/20/2011 4:45:11 PM PDT · by NavyCanDo · 12 replies
    Somebody from FOX or Glenn Beck needs to obtain a tape from todays Norman Goldman radio show. He is asking his listeners to rig the election computers. Thats right, asking his listeners to commit voter fraud everyway possible right on the airwaves. Would not believe it if I didnt hear it for myself. Using the Airwaves to call for voter fraud has to be illegal.
  • The Disfranchisement of Our Military Voters

    09/08/2011 7:51:25 PM PDT · by seekthetruth · 44 replies
    Eric Eversole and Hans A Von Spakovsky ^ | September 8, 2011 | SeekTheTruth
    The Disfranchisement of Our Military Voters By Hans A. von Spakovsky and Eric Eversole Published September 07, 2011 | Time and again, Eric Holders Justice Department and its Civil Rights Division has shown how highly partisan it is. From its dismissal of the New Black Panther Party voter intimidation case, to its harassment of jurisdictions with voter ID laws, the Division has proven that its far-left liberal ideology determines whether it will enforce (or not enforce) the law. Now it is ignoring the plight of military voters.
  • Registering the Poor to Vote is Un-American

    09/06/2011 11:41:47 AM PDT · by Twotone · 46 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 1, 2011 | Matthew Vadum
    Why are left-wing activist groups so keen on registering the poor to vote? Because they know the poor can be counted on to vote themselves more benefits by electing redistributionist politicians. Welfare recipients are particularly open to demagoguery and bribery.
  • Stringent Texas voter ID law means changes at Texas polls

    08/24/2011 12:35:33 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 27 replies
    Pegusas News - DFW ^ | August 24, 2011 | Julian Aguilar, Texas Tribune
    Will it suppress the vote, as minority groups and Democrats allege? Or will it restore integrity and increase the state's abysmal turnout at the polls, as those who champion the measure say it will? Beginning in 2012, voters will be required to show a valid photo ID in order to cast a ballot. Gov. Rick Perry designated the legislation, which passed as Senate bill 14, by state Sen. Troy Fraser, R-Horseshoe Bay, as an emergency item. During the 2009 session, the voter ID bill came close to derailing the final weeks of the 81st Legislature as House Democrats engaged in...
  • Voting Early and Often in NC: Four Charged with Crime the Left Says Doesnt Exist

    08/15/2011 7:18:40 AM PDT · by clove · 15 replies
    Breitbart Big Government ^ | Aug 15th 2011 at 6:54 am | Matthew Vadum
    We keep hearing from the usual suspects on the Left that voter fraud is virtually non-existent, a figment of the collective imagination of racist vote-suppressing Republicans. And yet more evidence of voter fraud keeps surfacing. In Wake County, North Carolina, Shelia Ramona Hodges, Kierra Fontae Leach, Brandon Earl McLean, and Lela Devonetta Murray have been charged with voting twice, a felony. According to TV station WRAL McLean and his fiancee Leach admit to participating in early voting in the 2008 election. Unsure about the process on Election Day, they said they went to the polls to make sure their vote...
  • Wake County Voters Arrested For Voting Twice In 2008 (some typical RAT fraud in Raleigh)

    08/11/2011 10:06:32 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies · 1+ views
    WITN ^ | 8/11/11
    Wake County Voters Arrested For Voting Twice In 2008Three Raleigh residents apparently thought casting one ballot in 2008 wasn't enough. Posted: 9:16 PM Aug 11, 2011 **SNIP** Authorities said Kierra Fontae Leache, Shelia Romona Hodges and Brandon Earl McLean each cast early ballots in the 2008 presidential election, then voted again on Election Day. They are charged with voter fraud and are free on $10,000 bond apiece. Wake County District Attorney Colon Willoughby said six more arrests are pending. Republicans leapt on news of the arrests Thursday to bolster support for a GOP-backed bill to require voters to show photo...
  • Three North Carolina Democrats admit voting twice for Obama

    08/12/2011 2:03:53 AM PDT · by markomalley · 64 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/11/2011 | Matthew Boyle
    Three Wake County, North Carolina, Democrats have admitted to voter fraud charges, according to local news reports.Kierra Fontae Leache, Shelia Romona Hodges and Brandon Earl Mclean each admitted to casting two ballots in recent elections. Local reports indicate all three voted for President Barack Obama twice in 2008.According to ABC News Channel 11 in Raleigh-Durham, authorities have placed the three on $10,000 bonds.The North Carolina Republican Party says this kind of fraudulent voter behavior is why the state needs a voter ID law. In July, Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue vetoed state Republicans latest attempt at instituting such a law, calling...